Richmond History 40 (2019): Journal of the Richmond Local History Society

This, the 40th issue of our journal Richmond History, is priced at £5 (£4 for members) and is now available postage free, if you live in the UK, from our online bookshop via the link below.

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Richmond History 40 (2019)



This issue of Richmond History covers three centuries and has articles on:

  • General Gordon Forbes of Ham Common
  • the Roberts family of Cardigan House on Richmond Hill
  • the role of Kew’s Victoria Working Men’s Club in the First World War
  • the history of the long-demolished Sheen Lodge in Richmond Park
  • historic seats in Kew Gardens
  • early performances at Richmond Theatre, which this year celebrates its 120th anniversary
  • the rise of the local branch of the Left Book Club during the 1930s
  • the almost forgotten Grove Road Gardens in Richmond
  • memories of the Ivy menswear shop on Hill Rise, Richmond.

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An index to issues 1 to 39 of Richmond History is now available online. You can view the index or download it as a PDF.

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